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Restoration Druid Healing NetherLight Crucible Relic Paths (Legion 7.3.5)

Last updated on Feb 23, 2018 at 19:52 by Vlad 215 comments

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General Information

This page will help you choose the right paths on your Netherlight Crucible as a a Restoration Druids. It is updated for World of Warcraft Legion 7.3.5. For more information, please read our Guide to the Netherlight Crucible.

The other pages of our Restoration Druid guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Torty, a theorycrafter in the Dreamgrove Discord server, author of this Restoration Druid spreadsheet, and currently raiding in Pure.

1. General Optimization Advice for Restoration Druids

Netherlight Crucible

Optimizing through the Netherlight Crucible is straightforward; you are offered 2 initial paths, Shadow and Holy, and you should determine your path contingent on the following suggestions.

When deciding which path to take, compare the sum of the item level values of the tier 2 traits and the relics (listed in the sections below) to determine which the optimal path is.

2. Tier 2 Upgrade Priority for Restoration Druids

  1. Master of Shadows Icon Master of Shadows (+4 item levels);
  2. Light Speed Icon Light Speed (+2.5 item levels);
  3. Refractive Shell Icon Refractive Shell, Shocklight Icon Shocklight, and Murderous Intent Icon Murderous Intent (+2 item levels);
  4. Infusion of Light Icon Infusion of Light and Secure in the Light Icon Secure in the Light (+1.5 item levels);
  5. Light's Embrace Icon Light's Embrace (+0.5 item levels).

It is worth noting that Shadowbind Icon Shadowbind and Chaotic Darkness Icon Chaotic Darkness are only valuable when DPSing, and so they are not recommended.

3. Tier 3 Upgrade Priority for Restoration Druids

The Tier 3 upgrades are identical to the relic priority found in our Artifact Traits and Relics page, however, they have been relisted here for your convenience.

  1.  Icon Persistence (+3.5 item levels);
  2.  Icon Knowledge of the Ancients (+2 item levels);
  3.  Icon Grovewalker (+1.5 item levels);
  4.  Icon Infusion of Nature and Eternal Restoration Icon Eternal Restoration (+1 item level);
  5.  Icon Essence of Nordrassil (+0.5 item levels);
  6.  Icon Natural Mending (+0.2 item levels);
  7.  Icon Seeds of the World Tree,  Icon Blessing of the World Tree, and  Icon Armor of the Ancients (+0 item levels).

4. ChangeLog

  • 23 Feb. 2018: Updated priorities again to fix an error in the earlier update.
  • 23 Feb. 2018: Updated relic and trait priorities.
  • 29 Jan. 2018: Made a small update to the weights of Essence of Nordrassil, Refractive Shell, Infusion of Light, and Secure in the Light.
  • 27 Nov. 2017: Made a small change to the item level values for Master of Shadows, Infusion of Light, and Secure in the Light.
  • 12 Sep. 2017: Added Netherlight Crucible page for Restoration Druid.
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